Five vegetable packers have been awarded $17.4 million compensation after one of the most disturbing sexual harassment cases to appear in a US court.

Billionaire Elon Musk - co-founder of electric car company Tesla Motors - says climate change will bring about a refugee crisis of catastrophic proportion.

HR experts have ranked Australia near the top in the world for wage pressure in high-skill industries.

The chief executive of Transfield Services - Australia's offshore detention centre management company - says advocacy groups should be able to lobby against offshore detention of asylum seekers.

A case brought by NuCoal Resources against the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) has been rejected by the Supreme Court.

Serious concerns have been raised about the health and safety impacts of mining firm BMA’s decision to sack 300 full-time staff in Queensland.

Experts say hot conditions make for more dangerous work.

Australian telcos big and small are calling on the Federal Government for clarity about their data retention obligations.

The well-publicised hike in the price of an essential medicine this week raises serious issues about the design of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), an intellectual property expert has warned.

The Turnbull Government has hinted that it may scrap the Abbott Government's plan to let universities set their own fees.

The ALP says it wants to encourage brilliant minds to start new companies in Australia.

The Federal Government has launched a 32-page booklet that it says will help prevent radicalisation of young Australian minds.

A new study has again shown the disturbing prevalence of views that excuse violence against women.

An expert on public sector integrity is today delivering a lecture titled; ‘Government resistance to greater transparency: rational or self defeating?’

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has declared “real men don't hit women” ahead of a new $41 million domestic violence response package to be unveiled today.

Online HR firm Apply Direct is reportedly considering a stock market debut.

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has suspended the credit licence of PAID International Ltd because it is insolvent and stopped providing loans.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman has again spoken of the need to take on recommendations from the Harper Review of competition policy.

Industrial action is upsetting passengers at Sydney Airport's international terminal this week, as strikes increase waiting times.

UPDATE 23/09 - Volkswagen has now admitted installing its dodgy emissions test “defeat devices” in 11 million clean diesel cars sold worldwide, the vast majority of which were in Europe.

Explosive allegations and evidence have been aired at the trade union royal commission.

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